US 9,808,392 B2
Multi-mode hands-free crutch
Waseem Haider, McAllen, TX (US); and Mario Enrique Serrano, Jr., Edinburg, TX (US)
Assigned to Board of Regents of the University of Texas System, Austin, TX (US)
Filed by The Board of Regents of the University of Texas System, Austin, TX (US)
Filed on Mar. 27, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/671,328.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/971,808, filed on Mar. 28, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0272812 A1, Oct. 1, 2015
Int. Cl. A61H 3/00 (2006.01); A61H 3/02 (2006.01)
CPC A61H 3/02 (2013.01) [A61H 2003/005 (2013.01); A61H 2003/007 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A crutch, comprising:
a base;
one or more leg support members coupled to the base, wherein at least one of the leg support members is configurable to at least partially bear the weight of a person through the person's leg;
an upper leg coupling member, wherein the upper leg coupling member comprises a hand grip, herein the upper leg coupling member is foldable with respect to the base; and
an axillary support member coupled to the base, wherein the axillary support member is configurable to extend under one of the user's arms to at least partially bear weight of the person.